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I Wish My Teenager Would Panic a Little More

I’m seething just a little bit as I write this, and my poor keyboard is getting the brunt of my frustration. I have been addicted...

Take THAT, Dead Husband: Decorating my House for Christmas

In some ways, Christmas is the one time of the year that I embrace my widowhood. I know that sounds a little heartless, but hear...

Single on Valentine’s Day: Is a Reservation for One Really So Bad?

I have a love/hate relationship with Valentine’s Day. On the one hand, I can’t get enough chocolate.  When I was pregnant with my son (who...

Need a to Plan a Kid’s Party or Parents’ Night Out? Win a Karaoke Party for 25!

I don’t care how old you are…there’s an inner Dancing Queen in all of us. Wait. I’ve got to back this up. Years ago, a...

Dead Men Don’t Talk…Or Do They?

The weather is getting cooler. Bare branches make eerie shadows in the moonlight. There’s never been a better time to go look at some dead...

Going Viral: Thoughts from a Contagious Blogger

When one sits down to write a blog on a Saturday night because one is stuck at home with a bad cold and one cannot...

Is Teenage Depression Contagious?

It’s hard to believe that the beginning of the school year is around the corner here in Colorado.  And with that comes many things I’m...

A Relaxing, Adventurous, Family-Oriented Place to get Some Alone Time: Cheyenne Mountain Resort

As a parent, it’s hard to find the right family getaway. On the one hand, we need to find someplace that our kids enjoy; a...

Can We Bully the Bullies?

She meandered across the street in front of my car and grinned at me with her braced teeth. “Take your time,” I mumbled. “She’s mean,”...

I’m Outta Here: One Widow’s Attempt to Find Home Sweet Home

Change is complicated. On the one hand, I am constantly rearranging my furniture, trying new eye shadow, and if I could get a new car...